The American legal system is a complex and dynamic system of statues, legislation and regulations that aims to offer justice for all—but often has unintended or unjust consequences.
Emmanuel's minor in legal studies offers an interdisciplinary look at the workings of the law—from the judicial system and legal reform to issues of justice and injustice from political, philosophical and sociological perspectives. Scholarship of legal studies upholds the College's mission of greater social, economic, and political justice, to all of which study of the law is critical. This minor is ideal for students in any major who are interested in and would benefit from an introduction to the legal system and related public policy issues.
View the 2019-2020 Academic Catalog to find course titles, numbers and descriptions.
A minor in Legal Studies requires six coures.
1-4. Required Courses
5-6. Electives (choose two)
By the completion of the program, students will be able to: